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The 154 sonnets that Shakespeare penned are some of the most famous in the world. But have you ever heard them all? This podcast series will take you through them one by one in easy 15 minute installments. The show’s two hosts, and maybe one or two special guests, will read through the sonnet and talk about what it means to them and what they feel about it.
 
Shakespeare’s Sonnets, or simply The Sonnets, comprise a collection of 154 poems in sonnet form written by William Shakespeare that deal with such themes as love, beauty, politics, and mortality. The poems were probably written over a period of several years.
 
Poetry lovers and lovers themselves would certainly know and remember these lines: “How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.....” These and other sublime verses are contained in this collection of tender, mystical, philosophical poems Sonnets from the Portuguese, published originally in 1850. The poet herself was part of one of the most famous literary love-stories of all time – a saga filled with romance, danger and severe opposition from her family. Born into a prominent and extremely we ...
 
To celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday, LibriVox volunteers bring you ten different recordings of Sonnet 73. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of April 23rd, 2006.(Summary by Annie Coleman)
 
LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 different recordings of Sonnet 28 by William Shakespeare. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of August 26th, 2007.
 
LibriVox volunteers bring you seventeen recordings of Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of October 15th, 2006.
 
Librivox volunteers bring you eight different readings of William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 23, a weekly poetry project.(Summary by Annie Coleman)
 
LibriVox volunteers bring you seventeen different readings of Shakespeare’s Sonnet 130. This sonnet offers a look into the Elizabethan ideal of womanly beauty, then turns it on its head with wry realism. Then as now, real beauty is inside. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of March 5, 2006.(Summary by Fox in the Stars)
 
Librivox volunteers bring you 10 readings of The Sonnet by Richard Watson Gilder. This was the weekly poetry project for October 5, 2014.
 
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Attorney David Slonim, Dr. Visa Srinivasan, and guests discuss the life and times of being a family caregiver for a loved one with Dementia.
 
Adam Mickiewicz is considered one of the greatest of Polish poets. Sonnets from the Crimea was composed during a trip to that region in 1825 and rapidly became one of the poet's most popular works. The sonnets are read in Polish and English. (Introduction by Algy Pug) The poems in Polish were read by Piotr Nater, the poems in English by Algy Pug.
 
The Holy Sonnets—also known as the Divine Meditations or Divine Sonnets—are a series of nineteen poems by the English poet John Donne (1572–1631). The sonnets were first published in 1633—two years after Donne's death. Summary from Wikipedia.
 
Helen Hunt Jackson is probably most famous for her work on behalf of Native Americans’ rights. However, this short volume presents a sonnet for each month of the year, devoted simply and beautifully to the shifting wonder of nature through the seasons.(Summary by Laura Fox)
 
Helen Hunt Jackson is probably most famous for her work on behalf of Native Americans’ rights. However, this short volume presents a sonnet for each month of the year, devoted simply and beautifully to the shifting wonder of nature through the seasons. (Summary by Laura Fox)
 
James Weldon Johnson was an American author, educator, lawyer, diplomat, songwriter, and civil rights activist. Johnson is best remembered for his leadership of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), where he started working in 1917. In 1920 he was the first black to be chosen as executive secretary of the organization, effectively the operating officer. - Summary by Wikipedia
 
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Shakespeare’s sonnets comprise a collection of 154 poems in sonnet form that deal with such themes as love, beauty, politics, and mortality. (Summary from wikipedia.org)
 
John Donne (1572 – March 31, 1631) was a Jacobean poet and preacher, representative of the metaphysical poets of the period. His works, notable for their realistic and sensual style, include sonnets, love poetry, religious poems, Latin translations, epigrams, elegies, songs, satires and sermons. His poetry is noted for its vibrancy of language and immediacy of metaphor, compared with that of his contemporaries. Towards the end of his life Donne wrote works that challenged death, and the fear ...
 
LibriVox volunteers bring you 23 different recordings of Sonnet 43 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of February 4th, 2007.
 
Es un radioshow de Techno, Deep y Melodic Techno con el musico y productor Colombiano Fernando Olaya presentando las nuevas pistas del sello disquero Sonnet Speciale y las pistas mas sonadas en las discos underground de todo el planeta.www.fernandoolaya.com
 
Sonnets written by the late poet Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore giving an imaginative and inspired record of the month of Ramadan. Each sonnet is narrated by one of Daniel’s friends after his passing.
 
Anthony is memorizing all 154 of Shakespeare's sonnets and discussing them with Melinda Hall. He's not an expert in Shakespeare. Lucky for him Melinda is an expert and is there to help.
 
Shakespeare's Sonnets, or simply The Sonnets, comprise a collection of 154 poems in sonnet form written by William Shakespeare that deal with such themes as love, beauty, politics, and mortality. The poems were probably written over a period of several years. (Summary from wikipedia)
 
The Amoretti (meaning little love poems) is a sequence of 89 sonnets written in the tradition of the Petrarchan sonnets, a popular form for poets of the Renaissance period. Spenser’s sequence has been largely neglected in modern times, while those of his contemporaries William Shakespeare and Sir Philip Sidney have been acclaimed. However, because of the artistic skill, along with the emotion and the humor exhibited, these poems deserve a broader hearing, even though they may be somewhat dif ...
 
Located in a part of Cumbria that was once part of Lancashire, the River Duddon rises in the high fells of the Lake District and flows for 25 miles through varied scenery before disappearing into the sands between Millom and Barrow-in-Furness. Wordsworth’s series of sonnets, inspired by his walks along the river, were written over a period of years, but are arranged so as to follow its downward course from the fells to the sea. Part One of this reading consists of the 33 sonnets and postscri ...
 
Sonnets from the Portuguese, written ca. 1845–1846 and first published in 1850, is a collection of forty-four love sonnets written by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. The poems largely chronicle the period leading up to her 1846 marriage to Robert Browning. The collection was acclaimed and popular even in the poet's lifetime and it remains so today. Elizabeth was initially hesitant to publish the poems, feeling that they were too personal. However, Robert insisted that they were the best sequence ...
 
LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of "Sonnet on a Wet Summer" by John Codrington Bampfield. This was the weekly poem for the week of July 1, 2012.
 
Two non-poetry expert read a Shakespearean sonnet, analyze it in real time, then check the Internet to discover expert interpretations. This show will probably not make you smarter. But you never know.
 
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Best known for his scary tales, mystery and detective stories and imaginative fantasy stories, Edgar Allan Poe was also a gifted poet. He wrote more than 70 poems and almost all of them have been widely appreciated by readers and critics alike. This collection contains some of his most famous ones, including the immortal Raven, which combines a sense of doom and nameless despair. With its ringing, alliterative and repetitive lines and strange, supernatural atmosphere, it remains one of Poe's ...
 
A collection of poetry by the Boston poetess. Sections are nature, love, miscellaneous, sonnets and 'for my nieces and nephews'. - Summary by Lynne Thompson
 
Pamphilia to Amphilanthus is the first sonnet sequence written by an Englishwoman. Published in 1621, the poems invert the usual format of sonnet sequences by making the speaker a woman (Pamphilia, whose name means "all-loving") and the beloved a man (Amphilanthus, whose name means "lover of two."). It is possible that Wroth based the story on her own fraught relationship with her cousin, William Herbert. (Summary by Elizabeth Klett.)
 
Robert Bridges, who was appointed Poet Laureate in 1913, published three versions of his sonnet sequence, The Growth of Love:1876 - 24 sonnets1889 - 79 sonnets1898 - 69 sonnetsThe second edition, which is the subject of this recording, was re-published in 1894, with an extensive introduction from another celebrated poet, Lionel Johnson.The title of the work is a little misleading, as it suggests a process of development, a deepening understanding, by which one arrives at a more comprehensive ...
 
Emma Lazarus was an American poet born in New York City. She is best known for "The New Colossus", a sonnet written in 1883; its lines appear on a bronze plaque in the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty placed in 1903. - Summary by Wikipedia
 
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Conrad reads a poem Sunday to Friday at 7:59 p.m. and another on Saturday during The Dear Green Place. He and Niki Dakota do a brief "Song and Sonnet" exercise on Monday's Excursions at 12:40 p.m. He stays in touch with many talented local poets, includes their poems in his regular readings, and does an interview with one of them for some of the WYSO Weekend shows.
 
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For national poetry month, Dan and Becky are taking Shakespeare's Sonnet 130 and breaking it down in all five layers - one each week. This week begins the process with the UNderstand Words layer.
 
sonnets, poems, and snippets of stories from Shakespeare, John Donne, and myself
 
The complete recording can be purchased at Audible.com:https://tinyurl.com/y8emo7hrThe Dark Lady of the SonnetsBy George Bernard ShawPresented by The Online StageMaking his way to a tryst with his “dark lady” near the royal palace the young playwright William Shakespeare encounters a mysterious woman in a cloak. Mistaking her for his lady frien ...…
 
Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments. Love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds, Or bends with the remover to remove. O no! it is an ever-fixed mark That looks on tempests and is never shaken; It is the star to every wand'ring bark, Whose worth's unknown, although his height be taken. Love's not Time's fool, t ...…
 
First emerging in the Italian Renaissance, the sonnet was used to document and address a problem, such as the pain of unrequited love. Under the shadow of slavery and then Jim Crow, African American poets from Phillis Wheatley to Natasha Trethewey have adopted the sonnet’s 14-line form to poetically register political protest. National Humaniti ...…
 
Jonathan Levi, Superhuman Current Series: 100 Interviews with 100 Location-Independent Entrepreneurs that have over $1,000,000 in Annual Revenue Today listeners, joining us is the Superhuman entrepreneur and author Jonathan Levi. Since 2014, Jonathan has been one of the top-performing instructors on the web, with his course series Become a Supe ...…
 
This week we cover a Wall Street Journal article on the future of Hospitals. Is interoperability possible through a single vendor? Finally, we dive deep on the subject of Physician Burnout and what can be done to stem the tide.
 
Prone to Wander A sermon preached by Rev. Ginger E. Gaines-Cirelli at Foundry UMC, February 25, 2018, the second Sunday in Lent. “Dissonance” sermon series. Text: Luke 15:1-2, 11-32 “Prone to wander, Lord, I feel it, /prone to leave the God I love…”[i] Today we begin a four-week deep dive into the parable we’ve heard this morning. There is a lo ...…
 
Your friendly, neighbourhood Shakespeare celebrates love! Sonnets! Music ("if music be the food of love, play on!") and a Top Ten List! Special appearance by The Creepy Bard Audio clips used with permission Rate this episode 5 stars on iTunes! Follow me on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter ShakespeareApproves.com…
 
In celebration of St. Valentine's Day, EPITOME presents five love sonnets of William Shakespeare.By bomogo52@gmail.com (Bob Gonzalez).
 
In which Joel and Basie discuss Francesco Petrarca's sonnet "Now that the sky and earth and wind are still" among other things.Special thanks to Thomas Reed and Paul Rodes. Notes special to this episode: At about the 16th minute, our audio got weird, so we lost (and therefore you lose) some of the discussion about the interpretation of lines 12 ...…
 
On today's 'sode host James Marceda breaks down the Knicks' vicious sonning of the hapless Brooklyn Nets. Topics include: Kanter's big night, alternate uniforms, KP's 3-point prowess, celebrity row, a spicy game from Frank, and MORE! Listen! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Shakespeare's Sonnets (AmazonClassics Edition)Author: William ShakespeareNarrator: Nick SandysFormat: UnabridgedLength: 2 hrs and 30 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 01-30-18Publisher: Brilliance AudioGenres: Classics, PoetryPublisher's Summary:The se ...…
 
This is the first episode of Between Oceans and Gold Teeth, in which Joel and Basie talk about William Shakespeare's 14th sonnet "Not from the stars do I my judgement pluck." If you'd like to read it, you can find it here: http://www.shakespeares-sonnets.com/sonnet/14On another note, the title and author of the book that Basie forgets is How to ...…
 
David wrote poems sober, Tom wrote some drunk and Mike wrote his on NyQuil. Then guests, Siraj and Cornelius read the poems aloud and tried to guess which poems were written sober, drunk or on NyQuil. We're talking haiku, Shakespearean sonnets and poems dedicated to the Philadelphia Eagles!.
 
Host Nate Tiessen is rejoined by guest Maureen Klassen to discuss ancient Israel's John Doe (3:29), Boaz's legal manuvering (7:02), Tamar the righteous woman (12:14), Naomi's response to communal blessing (16:33), genealogies as portable information (20:49), and the theological center of Ruth (24:27). Then Nate and Maureen discuss the suggestio ...…
 
Six sonnets of William Shakespeare on the theme of Time. Sonnets 2, 12, 15, 16, 18, and 19.By bomogo52@gmail.com (Bob Gonzalez).
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: How to Write a Love PoemAuthor: HowExpert Press, Howard MooreNarrator: Weston GrittFormat: UnabridgedLength: 2 hrs and 45 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 01-04-18Publisher: HowExpertGenres: Self Development, How-ToPublisher's Summary:If you want to ...…
 
BEST OF 2017 PART 1 UV-TV - Fear Career Suicide - Point of No Return Sciatic Nerve - Buy a Horse Iron Reagan - Twist Your Fate Western Addiction - Clatter and Hiss/Masscult, Vulgarians and Entitle Tim Barry - High on 95 Sincere Engineer - Corn Dog Sonnet No. 7 The Smith Street Band - Birthdays Worriers - Gaslighter/Not Your Type Caves - 16 Part ...…
 
BEST OF 2017 PART 1 UV-TV - Fear Career Suicide - Point of No Return Sciatic Nerve - Buy a Horse Iron Reagan - Twist Your Fate Western Addiction - Clatter and Hiss/Masscult, Vulgarians and Entitle Tim Barry - High on 95 Sincere Engineer - Corn Dog Sonnet No. 7 The Smith Street Band - Birthdays Worriers - Gaslighter/Not Your Type Caves - 16 Part ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: Sonnets from the SpiritAuthor: Christopher VilliersNarrator: Matt StandleyFormat: UnabridgedLength: 53 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 12-15-17Publisher: Hope & Life PressGenres: Religion & Spirituality, ChristianityPublisher's Summary:Sonnets From ...…
 
Don't leap into the dumpster fire! Listen to this sweet nothing instead.
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: Gerard Manley Hopkins: Magician of Words, Sounds, Images, and InsightsAuthor: Fr. Joseph J. Feeney SJ PhDNarrator: Fr. Joseph J. Feeney SJ PhDFormat: Original RecordingLength: 6 hrs and 28 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 12-06-17Publisher: Now You ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Petals of VisionAuthor: Christopher VilliersNarrator: Matt StandleyFormat: UnabridgedLength: 56 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 12-05-17Publisher: Hope & Life PressRatings: 5 of 5 out of 1 votesGenres: Drama & Poetry, PoetryPublisher's Summary:Petals ...…
 
In which we write our first melancholy song, 'Discarded in the Thicket Behind Outback Steakhouse (Sonnet #0).' If any of you know Sufjan Stevens, drop him a line and see if he'll join us one of these weeks. That is, after you're done crying over this brooding, folksy number.
 
Victoria Adukwei Bulley, Zahrah Sheikh and Anna Kahn talk with Joshua Judson about his poem English Poem. We talk about balancing opinion and image, whether or not it's easier to make a sonnet out of something that already exists, what counts as England, which Englands we see and how they are shaped in poetry, adding lightness to a poem, and le ...…
 
November 26, 2017Ephesians 2:1-10 ESVPRIMARY SOURCES:James Montgomery Boice, Whatever Happened to the Gospel of Grace?Don Carson, Editor, The New Bible CommentaryChristopher Catherwood, Five Leading ReformersESV Greek ToolsESV Study BibleIVP Bible Background CommentaryJohn Donne, SonnetsDumb and Dumber, FilmTimothy Keller, Logos Sermon ArchiveF ...…
 
We've got all sorts of fun stories for you today...and even a few ideas for Black Friday / Cyber Monday deals: Sonnet is selling the "eGFX Breakaway Box - Developer Edition" (AKA Apple External Graphics Development Kit) for $100, and you don't need to be a developer to get one Quartz finds out that Android devices gather location data even with ...…
 
Madeleine proves Shakespeare doesn't want you to be whiny as f*ck.
 
This week's episode celebrates WOMEN! Adrienne Warren fills us in on the most insane week of her life, plus one of her most meaningful roles: Real Life Mentor. Ana Villafañe and Ariana Debose light up a convo about all things Broadway, fitness and backstage honey. We also hear a solo segment from Ariana about tools in her BEway toolbox.Special ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: Day MoonSubtitle: Tomorrow's Edge, Book 1Author: Brett ArmstrongNarrator: Johnny RobinsonFormat: UnabridgedLength: 12 hrs and 15 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 10-26-17Publisher: Clean ReadsRatings: 4 of 5 out of 2 votesGenres: Sci-Fi & Fantasy, S ...…
 
Weeeeellllcommmme to Meeeeeereeee Rhetoooooric! It’s our annual Halloween episode, which means a little bit of the people, ideas and movements who have shaped rhetorical history, but mostly a ghost story. This year, we’re going with our first not-MR-James story. Don’t worry--there are still intials--but first--to business. If you’re going to ta ...…
 
sonnetmusic.com Sonnet Simmons is an immensely talented artist, an award-winning singer songwriter, and a keen player in the music industry. From a high-profile start as a featured contestant on ABC’s reality singing competition series Rising Star, Sonnet has performed with Kamasi Washington and Miles Mosley at the Hollywood Bowl, and has had h ...…
 
The second half to this mash-up of truths, conversations, musings and reflections between Me, Them & You...Pt.2The InnerjesterMilk & HoneyThe MIghtySonnet For The BacheloretteSelfish, Toy In The BoxLetter To The Crows
 
Earache Radio No 18 Playlist Laughing Hyenas - 'Here We Go Again" Bottle of Smoke - "Tits & a Beard" The Sinister Six - "Movin' On" Olivelawn - "The Cat's Meow" Big Black - "Il Duce" Killdozer - "Sonnet '96" Surgery - "Feedback" Lubricated Goat - "Play Dead" Tractor Sex Fatality - "Dialtone" The Bags - "Hide & Seek" The Red Aunts - "Big Cans" T ...…
 
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